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BIOE 002: Molecular Biology for Engineers

Units: 4

Familiarizes students with the principles of molecular and cell biology to increase the understanding of biological systems, and to improve the application of engineering principles to solve bioengineering and biochemical engineering problems. Topics include an introduction to the cell, the structure, function and metabolism of the main biomolecules, DNA replication, transcription and translation, control of gene expression, an introduction to molecular biotechnology: recombinant DNA, connections between molecular biology and disease, ethical considerations in DNA manipulation.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Engineering Science
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Natural Science
  • Badge: Quantitative and Numerical Analysis

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: (MATH 021 or equivalent exam) and (CHEM 010 or CHEM 010H or equivalent exam)
Corequisite Courses: BIOE 002L
Instructor Permission Required: No

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